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‘I want to take this global’: the success of the Muslim Golf Association

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With prayer breaks, halal food and no alcohol or gambling, MGA golf days allow UK Muslims to play in line with their principles

When Amir Malik fell in love with golf a few years ago, he soon realised that as a practising Muslim he didn’t quite fit in with the memberships of most clubs.

“With a game taking three to four hours, there’d be times when I needed to pray. And when we finished, the players would go back to the clubhouse for a drink, and for someone who doesn’t drink alcohol that could be quite uncomfortable. As much as you might be part of a club, you feel like you’re on the periphery,” he said.

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from The Guardian https://ift.tt/3hGuNjb
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